Valencia got a flying start to the season a week ago when they twice fought back from behind before winning 4-2 at home to Levante, and another fightback looked to be on the cards when Maxi Gomez scored an impressive goal in the first minute of the second half following a pass from Daniel Wass.
"In the three weeks we have been working, we have improved a lot in the physical aspect and this week we have been working on tactics. We saw some of that against Girona and I hope we see a more complete display against Elche," he commented.
"We are excited to have agreed this partnership with Tencent, ensuring our supporters in China can enjoy following Premier League action throughout this season," said Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters.
ROME, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Three-time Grand Slam winner Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland was bundled out of the Italian Open in the first round on Tuesday after he lost to 18-year-old Italian Lorenzo Musetti in straight sets.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi (C) vies with Elche's Nuke Mfulu (R) during the 55th Joan Gamper Trophy friendly football match between Barcelona and Elche in Barcelona, Spain on Sept. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Joan Gosa)
The Rubro-Negro won their opening two matches of South America's premier club competition before it was halted in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Fourth-seeded Matteo Berrettini outlasted Stefano Travaglia 7-6 (5), 7-6 (1) in an all-Italian contest to reach the last eight.
According to media reports, the players' management has called for a five-year contract with 25 million euros per year.
According to the FIVB, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent uncertainty regarding travel and fan attendance, they decided not to stage the 2020 edition of the event.
"Unfortunately, I won't be able to play the French Open this year. My hamstring is still sore, so I won't have enough time to prepare for the clay," Osaka said on Twitter and Instagram.
The 48-year-old coach started his career in 2009 as the head coach of Iranian Pas Hamedan and then headed Iran's national U-23 team, Naft Tehran, Esteghlal and Zob Ahan.